Skip to comments."Obama Bypasses Senate Process, Filling 15 Posts"
Posted on 03/27/2010 8:42:52 PM PDT by TheDailyChange
Yeah, skrew the traditional process, I is the president, so take that!!
The United States Senate has the responsibility to approve or disprove of my nominees, Mr. Obama said in a statement. But if, in the interest of scoring political points, Republicans in the Senate refuse to exercise that responsibility, I must act in the interest of the American people and exercise my authority to fill these positions on an interim basis.
(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...
Again it’s the Republicans’ fault - it should be tatooed on this guy’s forehead - There are gigantic majorities of ‘rats in both houses of Congress.....
I would just place into the record whatever it was that Dick Durbin, et. al., said when Bush appointed John Bolton this way.
Lets see... Senate democrats sit on Bush nominations... the positions go unfilled... Bush does nothing about it.
Senate republicans sit on Obama nominations... Obama acts.
I’m sorry, and I may not have all the facts... but on the face of this story, it seems like Obama has succeeded where Bush has failed.
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Obama pours oil on troubled partisan waters...then sets it on fire!
If the nominee was voted down in the Senate, with a majority of Democrats, how can it be legal for the executive to then appoint the nominee who has already failed when voted upon as prescribed by law?
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